Posts Tagged: Free Word Centre


International Translation Day 2017

International Translation Day is the annual event for the  literary  translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to come together and  debate significant issues within the sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success. The vibrant day-long programme  includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation

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If This is a Lament

Exclusive preview of the title poem, ‘If this is a lament’, from a new chapbook of work by Turkish poet Bejan Matur, translated by Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil.

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Translation Pitch: East and Southeast Asia with PEN Presents

This is your chance to discover brand new literature from East and Southeast Asia. Six translators will introduce you to the books that they’re most excited about: magical realism from Taiwan, a sci-fi love story and an exploration of recent history via art restoration from South Korea, short stories focusing on the female experience from

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